What does oblivious mean?

Definitions for obliviousəˈblɪv i əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblivious(p), unmindful(p)(adj)

    (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of

    "oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform"; "oblivious to the risks she ran"; "not unmindful of the heavy responsibility"

  2. forgetful, oblivious(adj)

    failing to keep in mind

    "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"


  1. oblivious(Adjective)

    Lacking awareness; unmindful.

  2. oblivious(Adjective)

    Failing to remember; forgetful.

  3. Origin: From obliviosus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oblivious(adj)

    promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness

  2. Oblivious(adj)

    evincing oblivion; forgetful

  3. Origin: [L. obliviosus: cf. F. oblivieux.]


  1. Oblivious

    Oblivious is a comedy game show that aired within the United States of America on TNN/Spike TV at various points between 2002 and 2004. It was also aired on Challenge in the UK, Ireland and The Comedy Channel in Australia and still airs on Real TV in South Korea and on TV2 Zebra in Norway. It no longer airs on Spike TV. Comedian Regan Burns served as host. A DVD was later released featuring the best clips of both seasons.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Maredith Close:

    There is no way to be completely happy without being oblivious to the world around you.

  2. Jennifer Cutrona:

    I got away from the guy, but was extremely upset at how oblivious I had been to this possibility.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.

  4. Louis Aragon:

    Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

  5. The State Department official:

    It is hard to know exactly what will come out of this first conversation, i am not oblivious to the weight of history.

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